Chris Pine's mum helps him get into character

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 28 November 2014
Chris Pine

Chris Pine

Chris Pine has revealed he often turns to his psychotherapist mother to help him get into character

Chris Pine's mother helps him get into character.

The 'Horrible Bosses 2' star admitted he often turns to his mother, actress turned psychotherapist Gwynne Gilford, for help analysing potential roles and getting into the mindset of characters.

He told the Metro newspaper: "She's a fantastic resource. If you want to talk acting with her you can, if you want to talk intellectually with her you can."

The 34-year-old actor - whose mother and father, Robert Pine, both starred in the 1980s cop series 'CHiPs' - confessed he didn't always plan on following his parents into acting and would have been content emptying bins for a living.

He said: "Until I was about six I wanted to be a garbage truck driver but in hindsight it makes a lot of sense that I'd end up acting instead."

Chris also turns to his parents after a hard day at work as they understand the pressures of a career in the limelight.

He explained: "It's good to be able to share my professional life with my parents now.

"I can call them after a hard day's work and they understand.

"Having that common language with them is great. "

Horrible Bosses 2

  • 2 stars
  • 2014
  • US
  • 1h 48min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Sean Anders
  • Cast: Jason Bateman, Charlie Day, Jason Sudeikis, Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Spacey, Christoph Waltz, Chris Pine, Jamie Foxx
  • UK release: 28 November 2014

When Nick (Bateman), Dale (Day) and Kurt (Sudeikis) are conned by an unscrupulous tycoon (Waltz), they plot to kidnap his unctuous son (Pine). Limp sequel to the so-so original, with even the outtakes barely raising a smile.

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